Utah Valley Magazine

Coming Home: Burlington Willardson Joins Springville Police Department After a 20-Year Military Career

When Burlington Willardson started interviewing for his second career as a police officer, he…

Service-Oriented Mindset: Heather Frost Empowers Spanish Fork Residents

Heather Frost lives in Salem and has family scattered in south Utah County…

A Look Back At Dining Reviews From The Past Two Decades

By Mary Crafts The year 2020 marks the 15th year I’ve been writing restaurant reviews for…

How to Do Everything Better

Start 2020 with these 21 life hacks from hometown experts. How to get off…

How to Improve Grandma’s Roll Recipe

By Angie Phipps, head baker at Provo Bakery Grandma’s roll recipe is tried and true,…

How to Raise Independent Children

By Camille Aagard, 2019 BYU Law School graduate 2019 and mother of 5. When…

How to Maximize the Selling Price of Your Home

By Sheralyn Bennett Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Elite Real Estate  Your home is typically…

How to Update Your Church Look

By Jason Winn, regional manager of Mr. Mac One of the most important things men…

How to Connect with New People

By Jeff Rust, partner, Truss Relationships are one of the most prized possessions but many…

How to Make a Quick Meme Even If You Don’t Know Photoshop

“Portrait of a Woman” 1638-39 by Guido Reni. Permission given by the…

How to Create Your First Piece of Art

By Jenedy Paige, artist Well, I’d say we all created our “first piece of art”…

How to Maintain Healthy Relationships With Your Adult Children

By Connie Sokol, speaker, author and mother of seven First, acknowledge you don’t stop being…

How to Plan Your First Hike Up Timp

By Ben Wolsey, hiker of Timpanogos 1,029 times who is known as “That Guy”…

How to Show Your Patriotism By Flying an American Flag

By Kyle Fox, founder of Follow The Flag in Pleasant Grove    A flag is…

How to Crack Down on Screen Time

By Andrea Davis, Co-creator of BetterScreenTime.com and @BetterScreenTime on Instagram Technology Plan Help your family cut down screen…

How to Know When to Keep Your Child Home From School

By Cami Kesler, nurse practitioner at Intermountain Pediatrics in American Fork It’s cold and flu…

How To Be An Informed City Resident … Without Being Annoying

By Cyd LeMone, Pleasant Grove City Council When it comes to city news and regulations,…

How to Take a House Plan From Napkin to Legit

By B.J. Chandler, general manager of Millhaven Homes in Lindon When determining home plan ideas, start with…

How to Take an Awesome Pic of Your Child With a Cell Phone

By Angie Clayson, owner and photographer of Angie Clayson Photography, Spanish Fork Make sure…

How to Prepare for a Mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

By Paige Holland. She and her husband, Matt, are the presidents of the North…

How To Pick Out The Perfect Sofa

By Stephanie Holdaway, owner and principal designer of Gatehouse no. 1 in Orem Your…

How to Cook a Perfect Steak at Home

By Ryan Crafts, president and COO of Culinary Crafts Grilling a great steak is fairly simple but nonetheless…

How to Prepare for Your First Half Marathon in 5 Easy Steps

By Holly Hardy, race director of the AF Canyon Run Against Cancer Get a good pair…

How to Know What the Heck is Happening in Washington

By Rep. John Curtis U.S. Congressman representing Utah’s 3rd congressional district and former mayor of Provo

Utah Valley Must-Dos for January and February 2020

By Jayna Smith Don’t miss these six must-dos throughout the months of January and February. Howdy…

2020 Person of the Year: Governor Gary Herbert

Gary and Jeanette Herbert met when he went through the bank drive-thru…

Date Night: 52 Ideas for First Date or Chosen Mate

You have it in the calendar. It’s that…

Qui tam litigation under the Federal False Claims Act benefits both relators and the government

Qui tam litigation offers incentives for relators to share fraudulent activity with…

Sports Medicine Specialist Dr. Claire Gross Utilizes her Dance Background to Move Athletes From the Injured Position Back to Fifth Position

Utah Valley is full of devoted dancers who suffer from over-use injuries….

Sculptor Dennis Smith captures real life — including heartaches — in bronze

When he modified his original sculpture design for the LDS Provo City…